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​​​Definition of some words/Comments

 

Verse 3

 
immortality
– adultery, fornication, homosexuality, lesbianism, intercourse with animals etc.; metaphorically the worship of idols; of the defilement of idolatry, as incurred by eating the sacrifices offered to idols

any
– individually: each, every, any, all, the whole, everyone, all things, everything; collectively: some of all types

impurity – physical uncleanness; in a moral sense: the impurity of lustful, luxurious, profligate living; of impure motives


greed –
greedy desire to have more, covetousness, materialism


be heard of –
to name; to utter, to make mention of the name; to bear the name of a person or thing; to utter the name of a person or thing


among – in, at, on, within, among, with, by, by means of


as – according as; just as, even as; in proportion as, in the degree that; since, seeing that, agreeably to the fact that; when, after that

proper – to stand out, to be conspicuous, to be eminent; to be becoming, seemly, fit

for saints – most holy thing, a saint


Comment:
     Notice that Paul put all these together. He could have listed many more, but he seems to regard them all of equal sins.




Ephesians The Easy Study Bible Commentary

Greek Paraphrase

 

3 But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be mentioned among you, as is proper for Christian believers.

Ephesians 5:3

Ephesians The Easy Study Bible Commentary

Verse for May 14

3 But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be heard of among you, as is proper for saints.


Ephesians 5:3

The Easy Study Bible

Diagramed

​​        
3 But
      immorality
     or any impurity
     or greed
          must not even be heard of
               among you,
               as is proper for saints.
 

Ephesians 5:3

The Easy Study Bible Diagramed